Navigating today’s job market can be difficult, especially if you’re transitioning back to work after some extended time off. While re-entry can be hard, several wonderful resources exist to help you gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to get back into your professional groove.
Online learning has made it easier than ever to gain relevant and in-demand skills to boost your employability. However, it can be tough to write a cover letter or learn a new skill while you’re juggling your children’s remote learning and tackling every-day household tasks.
Fortunately, Strive Training makes it easy to learn the skills you need by offering nationally accredited qualifications that can be done at your own pace, in your own home and with one-on-one support from an expert tutor. Plus, you’ll receive full post-course employment assistance to help you land your next role! If you’re currently unemployed and on benefits, you could be also be eligible to take the courses for free!
Here’s a look at six courses that are perfect for busy parents looking to get back into the job market this year. To learn more about these courses or register, visit us at Strive Training.
Hiring managers will welcome employees who can help the company reduce inefficiencies. This course will give you the knowledge to help a new employer go light on costs, but heavy on productivity. It’s a great CV booster in nearly every sector, as you’ll learn in-demand concepts like lean organisation techniques and business improvement tools.
Is this the year you move into a management role? This course will help you level up your leadership skills and take the next rewarding step. It uses real-world scenarios to master the basics of effective communication, manage tricky stakeholders and build a workplace culture that promotes excellence. You’ll emerge as a calm, collected and considerate leader—talk about a selling point for your next job interview!
Are you looking for a role in HR or hiring? It’s never been more imperative to broaden your awareness around equality and diversity. With this course, you’ll enter the job market ready to showcase your commitment to diversity. It’s a skill in high demand, but short supply and today’s top employers will be eager to learn of your commitment to creating and protecting a diverse workforce for all.
If you’re returning to the workforce after an extended period of time, it’s imperative to demonstrate your knowledge of various digital skills. In this course, you’ll develop proficiencies in everything from social media to online data management. You’ll also get up to speed on the most popular collaborations platforms—a must-have for today’s remote workforce—as well as the basics of digital safety and security.
We’re all juggling so much these days. Which is why an understanding of mental health is an increasingly in-demand asset. In this course, you’ll develop actionable awareness of today’s prevalent mental health problems so that you can effectively and empathetically work with all individuals. This knowledge can also go a long way to demonstrate your value to a current or prospective employer.
You might still be scratching your head on what job is right for you. Strive Training is here to help with its popular Employability course. You’ll learn the basics of the job search—like how to ace an interview or write a stand-out CV. You’ll gain overall clarity and confidence in the job-seeking process with hands-on support so that you can land your dream job this year.
Are you ready to restart your career this year? It can be challenging to seek out a new role, especially for busy parents, but Strive Training is here to help! From free job training courses to ‘hands-on’ assistance with all aspects of job searching – our goal is to help you get back to work to this year.
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